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Pinos del Valle is one of the villages of the Lecrin Valley. This is region is close to the Alpujarra and just a short drive from Granada. The village looks over the Beznar reservoir and is set amongst Pine, orange

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I took the long way around to become fluent in Spanish. In my case it wasn´t a quick process. I began speaking my first few words of Spanish around the age of 12 or thirteen. I didn´t consider that I was fluent

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Local Granada Radio Interview Click on the arrow below to listen to my Granada radio interview. This was recorded Monday 24th November 2014 at La Voz de Granada. The interview is 20 minutes long and is in Spanish. The interview

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So you know how it is, you go out on Saturday for a drink with friends, it gets late. On Sunday you wake up late and it´s hard to get going. 11am. Perhaps it´s a little too late for breakfast.

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The Alhambra palace is visited everyday by thousands of people. It is extremely important to book ahead. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee that you get a ticket on the day that you are in Granada. The

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What is WABAS? In November 2014 the WABAS group (Writers and Bloggers About Spain) will have its annual meeting in Granada, Spain. The group was created at the end of 2011 to speak positively about the country and counter bad

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On a hot August day I´d planned a girls spa and shopping outing. As it was going to be a hot one in Granada, I decided to head over to Malaga. The city of Malaga is on the coast so

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The Alhambra palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times myself , one of the things which most fascinates me are the intricate details on the walls. As you

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If you are planning a Granada weekend and don´t have long to spend in this magical city. You´ll want to know the ´must see´ spots around the city. With this in mind I have written this plan for 48h in

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This week instead of writing (it´s too hot…that´s my excuse anyway) it´s your turn to write! I am collecting testimonials about my Spain blog Piccavey.com. So I am keen to hear your comments and experiences. Did I recommend a lovely hotel

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